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Adur World Oceans Day 2009 (Confirmed)

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  • Andy Horton
    ... ADUR WORLD OCEANS DAY Understanding and celebrating our marine environment Adur will be one of the UK leaders in presenting the eleventh environmental
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 5, 2009
      > Hello,
      > Adur World Oceans Day 2009 (Confirmed)
      > All systems Go!
      > Thanks to the organisation of the marquee by David Steadman, we can now
      > proceed with organising the annual event of Adur World Oceans Day 2009.
      > Also thanks to FOSB, Adur Council and WSCC for supporting the event.

      Understanding and celebrating our marine environment

      Adur will be one of the UK leaders in presenting the eleventh environmental
      exhibition of World Oceans Day on Coronation Green, Shoreham-by-Sea. Find
      out what lives in the sea and on the seashore off the Sussex coast, with
      exhibits hosted by local experts and enthusiasts of the undersea world. Live
      lobsters and crabs, a rock pool aquarium, the whale and dolphin exhibition,
      a touch table of strandline exhibits found on the shore and other
      interactive displays will be on display under the marquee on the green
      overlooking the River Adur by the footbridge. For the third year running the
      Friends of Shoreham Beach will be providing their own displays and playing
      an important role in organising the day. Allow at least an hour for an
      educational exhibition for the youngest to the oldest member of the family.
      Exhibitors will be able to find the time to answer questions about marine
      Admission is free.

      Adur World Oceans Day is run by a committee comprising representatives of
      the British Marine Life Study Society, West Sussex County Council, the Sea
      Watch Foundation, Friends of Shoreham Beach and other groups, with support
      from Adur District Council.

      World Oceans Day was declared at the Earth Summit in 1992.

      > Next comes the Plan of Action which will be delayed for the thinking
      > process.
      > One immediate thing that strikes me is the marquee may only be half full
      > and ideally (cause I am an idealist) other community groups could get
      > involved. In this aspect I defer to David Steadman at the Adur Town
      > partnership because he is more clued up on the local scene, traders etc.
      > The incidental objective of Adur World Oceans Day 2009 is to support other
      > traders and businesses in the town by increasing the profile by holding
      > prestigious events on public land. All environmental groups (but not
      > trading or campaigning groups) are eligible under the World Oceans
      > Day/World Environment Day banner.
      > Anybody else who wants to get permission for marquee space is outside my
      > remit. However, We would welcome compatible groups that are not too noisy
      > (folk singers preferable to jazz bands).
      > That's all for now.
      > Cheers
      > Andy Horton
      > glaucus@...
      > World Oceans Day UK Web Page
      > http://www.glaucus.org.uk/WOD.htm
      > http://www.glaucus.org.uk/AWOD2008.html
      > http://www.glaucus.org.uk/AWOD2009.html (web site not yet available)
      > ><< ( ( ( ' >
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      > From: "David Steadman" <David.Steadman@...>
      > Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2009 3:58 PM
      > To: "Andy Horton" <Glaucus@...>
      > Subject: RE: World Oceans Day 2009
      >> Hi Andy
      >> I have arranged for the marquee to be erected on Thursday 4th June for
      >> use on Saturday 6th June for World Oceans Day. The contribution towards
      >> this additional cost of this will be covered by ADC as in previous
      >> years.
      >> Many thanks
      >> David Steadman
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